Declaring Comp Lit

If you have any questions about our Concentration in general, or if you wish to inquire about the possibility of joining our concentration after the November Declaration deadline, please contact our Interim Director of Undergraduate Studies, Professor Matylda Figlerowicz (

Professor Figlerowicz’s Fall 2024 Office Hours are TBD, you will find them on her profile as soon as they get scheduled.

Harvard students interested in concentrating in Comparative Literature need to submit the form below in the fall of their sophomore year:


You will be asked to submit the following items along with the form:

• Your unofficial transcript.

• An essay that you have written in College that speaks to your intellectual interests.

Please submit this form as early as possible but no later than Friday, October 6, 2024 at 12pm. Once we have received the form, we will be in touch with you to schedule an advising conversation with a member of our department. This is a chance for you to learn more about the department and our faculty, and for us to learn more about you and your interests. Remember that you must officially declare your concentration on my.harvard by the Registrar’s office deadline: Wednesday, October 11, 2024.

Please contact our Comp Lit Undergraduate Program Coordinator, if you have any technical issues with your Declaration form: Isaure Mignotte,